Meeting: SAGES 2013

Non Randomised Comparative Study Comparing Conventional versus Single Access Laparoscopic (SAL) Right Hemicolectomy

Tikfu Gee, MBBS, MS, Kheng Wah Ong, MBBS, MS, Zubaidah Hanifa, MBBS, MS, Oo Myint Minn, MBBS, MS, Suriyana Ghani, MBBS, Qisti Fathi Nik, MBBS. Universiti Putra Malaysia Conventional multi port surgery has now been accepted as safe and reliable in colorectal cancer surgery in terms of oncological clearance and patient morbidity. Recent advances have […]

First Clinical Experience with the TransPyloric Shuttle (TPS(r)) Device, a Non-Surgical Endoscopic Treatment for Obesity: Results from a 3-Month and 6-Month Study

George Marinos, MBBS, FRACP, MD, Chris Eliades, MBBS, V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, Kobi Iki, MS, Cliff Kline, Hugh L Narciso, MSc, Daniel Burnett, MD Prince of Wales Private Hospital (Sydney, NSW, AUS); BAROnova, Inc. (Goleta, CA, USA) Objective: The TransPyloric Shuttle® (TPS®) is a non-surgical device that is delivered endoscopically to the stomach and is […]

Endoscope Handle Manipulator

Luca Milone, MD, Ian Dardani, BS, Mallory Hennemuth, BS, David Straple, BS, Maria Torres, BS, Andrew Gumbs, MD Villanova Endoluminal surgery has developed tremendously over the past few years, and the addition of robotic instruments could be very helpful in continuing the development of this field. The Endoscope Handle Manipulator is designed to robotically control […]

Validation of a 3-D Surgical Navigation System for Laparoscopic Liver Ablation Procedures using a Human Cadaver Model

Chet W Hammill, MD, Maria A Cassera, Logan W Clements, PhD, Prashanth Dumpuri, PhD, James D Stefansic, PhD Liver and Pancreas Surgery Program, Providence Medical Center, Portland, OR and Pathfinder Technologies, Inc., Nashville, TN Objective The Explorer™ Minimally Invasive Liver (MIL) device is a 3-D image guidance system that is intended to be used as […]

Hydrodissector hook (A new device for safe dissection)

Sait Bakir, MD This device (Hydrodissector hook) (Sait’s Hook) designed for dissect and cut tissue safely without damaging underlying tissues. This hook have a canal inside (like injection needles) so we can inject water from the tip hole of the hook. Before cutting or cautering surgeon inject water so it creates a safe working space.This […]

Totally stapled gastrojejunal anastomosis using hybrid NOTES ? single 12 mm trocar approach

Lino Polese, MD, PhD, Stefano Merigliano, MD, Gianfranco Da Dalt, MD, Roberto Luisetto, BD, Lorenzo Norberto, MD Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padova University, Italy Objective of the technology or deviceTo perform a totally stapled gastrojejunal anastomosis using hybrid NOTES –single 12-mm trans-abdominal trocar approach. Description of the technology and method of its use […]

Single Site Endoscopic Breast Lumpectomy: a case series

Suriyana Ghani, MBBS, Tikfu Gee, MBBS, MS, Shu Yu Lim, MD Universiti Putra Malaysia Breast lumpectomy is a common surgical procedure for benign breast lumps. Incisions made for lumpectomies vary and depend on the location of the breast lump. Circumareolar incisions are made whenever possible because of their aesthetic value. However some lumps are either […]

Early results of a comparative study of a novel reversible weight loss surgery vs sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity

Tikfu Gee, MBBS, MS, Kheng Wah Ong, MBBS, MS, Zubaidah Hanifa, MBBS, MS, Oo Myint Minn, MBBS, MS, Suriyana Ghani, MBBS, Shu Yu Lim, MD Universiti Putra Malaysia Morbid obesity is a serious health problem. It is a growing pandemic with a heavy toll on morbidity and mortality. Dietary measures have proven to be ineffective […]

Glove Technique in Single-Port Access Laparoscopic Cholecystecyomy: Results Base on the Learning Curve Analysis.

Hon Phin Wong, MD, Hurng-Sheng Wu, MD, Dev-Aur Chou, MD, Shih-Wei Huang, MD Show Chwan Memorial Hospital OBJECTIVE: Cholecystectomy lends itself well to a single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) approach. SILS is a virtually “scarless” technique; the single port is hidden in the umbilicus. As these procedures have become more widely adapted, it is important to […]

Development of high definition three-dimensional laparoscopy system with convergence control and its application to advanced cancer surgery

Young-Woo Kim, MD, PhD, Hee Bong Yang, CEO National Cancer Center, Korea; Sometech Inc. Objective of the device;Main pitfall of conventional two-dimensional (2D) laparoscopy system (LS) is a lack of depth perception and low dexterity. It gives major difficulty to surgeons to perform delicate surgery. Three-dimensional (3D) views realizing natural visual field would provide better […]

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